Tumbler

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Object Name: 
Tumbler
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
53.3.33
Dimensions: 
H: 10.5 cm, D (rim): 6.8 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1796
Primary Description: 
Clear glass; slight wear marks; free-blown, with set-in (cemented) medallions and hoops. Cylindrical tumbler; around rim and bottom two hoops in red (amethyst) against a golden background and with silver-flowers (forget-me-nots), the top one bearing an engraved inscription on the inside: "So viel Freund-und Nahmensfeste, als der Becher Tropfen haeld, soll Frau Loischen noch erleben, bloss zur Freude dieser Weld. 1796"; the medallion on the body shows on the outside a wreath of silver- flowers on red against a golden background, surrounding a golden initial "S.A." (or "A.S.") on a green background, and on the inside an inscription engraved through the gold-leaf: "Aus Liebe und Dankbarkeit gewidmet von ihrem ergebensten Die ner Jos. Mildner"; the bottom-medallion has on the outside a multi-pointed star in gold- and silverleaf, on the inside the portrait of St. Aloysius, gold on red, holding crucifix and flower.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Rosenberg and Stiebel, Source
Neuberg, Frederick, Former Collection
East Side Winter Antiques Show
Venue(s)
Park Avenue Armory
Conservation Problems of Zwischengoldglas (1980) illustrated, p. 17; p. 24, fig. 15, left; BIB# AI9442
Treasures in Glass (1966) illustrated, pp. 56-57, 59, #106; BIB# 28036
Mildner glasses in America (1957-03) pp. 260-263, ill. p. 263;
Glaser der Empire- und Biedermeierzeit (1923) p. 315 ff.; p. 330; BIB# 25652